Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 145 km north of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 28 Dec 2020 1:23 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 145 km north of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 28 Dec 2020 1:23 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 111 km depth

28 Dec 16:44 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
28 Dec 21:24: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0.
Date & time: 28 Dec 2020 16:23:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 28 Dec 2020 1:23 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 111.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.157°S / 68.966°W (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
145 km (90 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) NNE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) WSW of Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) W of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (282 mi) WSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 12.2°C (54 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.0111 km49 Km Al SO De Mina Collahuasi, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.0111 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC

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